Eating healthfully on a daily basis can be a difficult task. Throw in a night at a restaurant, and it may seem down right impossible. However, by following the Heart.Org tips listed below, you may find dining out easier than you thought! Avoid ordering before-the-meal “extras” such as cocktails, appetizers, and bread and butter; as these are often sources of extra […]
Do you know how much sugar is in your beverage? While sugar can add delicious flavor to your favorite tasty treat, too much sugar can lead to long term health problems for both children and adults. In fact, a study published this August in Pediatrics, the official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a link […]
New research shows that a heartly breakfast, high in protein and fat, followed by smaller, lighter meals later in the day, may provide the best diet for controlling HbA1c in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Daniela Jakubowicz, MD, professor of medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel, reported that starting the day with a low carb meal, led to […]
It’s that time of year again – back to school, back to packing lunches! As the summer heat lingers, the daily fight of “what’s for lunch” quickly becomes tiresome, leaving parents searching for new, healthy lunch ideas that will keep their kids satisfied. Does this sound like you? Need some adventurous ideas to get you […]
Choosing school lunches that both child and parent agree on can be difficult. Kids tend to be finicky eaters, and stuffing their lunchbox the same sandwich every day that you know they’ll eat often times seems like the easiest option. However, packing a nutritious lunch is key to providing children the ability to thrive during […]
“Jan Hangen was highly recommended to us by our pediatrician. She inspired our daughter with her calm, insightful, humorous and compassionate approach. She provided us with incredible insight into the nutritional benefits of various foods. She also helped us understand the true calorie requirements for maintaining a healthy weight in an active and athletic teenager. “
Jan Hangen is a Registered Dietitian with over 20 years of practice in nutrition therapy. She works to understand the unique circumstances of each patient, and develop effective and personalized improvement plans to meet their health goals. Jan treats a variety of health issues and disorders with qualified, coordinated care.
Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”